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Aerial view of the Tower of London from the north, showing the White Tower in the centre of the fortress

There have been many attempted escapes from the Tower of London - some successful and some, most definitely not.

02 June 2018


Doors open at 12.30 with a 13.00 start

Children performing Music at the Tower

A seven day festival of music and song at the Tower performed by orchestras, bands and choirs of young people from local London schools.

11 June - 17 June 2018



Photo of visitors taking part in The People's Revolt at the Tower

Join Tracy Borman in this talk inspired by her debut novel.

18 June 2018

Events Member only

Doors open at 18.30 for 19.00 start

Close-up detail of portcullis (metal bars) on a gateway at the Tower of London.

Hear from live storytellers as they confess their innermost sins at the Tower of London.

28 June 2018



A dancer (Jonadette Carpio) involved in the upcoming dance spectacle, East Wall, practices krump dance moves next to the White Tower at the Tower of London.

Join a cast of over 150 dancers and musicians as they fill the Tower of London's West Moat in East Wall, an extraordinary outdoor performance inspired by the communities of east London.

18 July - 22 July 2018


Performances will take place daily at 19:30

Illustration of the Tower of London with medieval knights and maidens in the foreground

Enjoy sword fighting knights, hands-on crafts, have-a-go crossbow, live performances and more, all in the Tower moat

04 August - 06 August 2018

Events Families
Male participant from the Nightwatchers experience walking through the Tower of London at night

Hear from live storytellers as they confess their innermost sins at the Tower of London.

27 September 2018



Discover the people and stories behind the Royal Mint at the Tower of London through a series of interactive displays and installations.

Open daily

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Photograph of the White Tower from the front

Learn more about the fascinating descriptive tours of the Jewel House and White Tower that are available to visually impaired and blind visitors at the Tower.

Selected dates - advance booking is required

Tours and talks
A row of suits of armour and wooden horses statues in the Line of Kings exhibition in the White Tower of the Tower of London.

From William the Conqueror to George II, marvel at the Tower's extensive collection of royal armour through the ages.

Open daily

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Iron spikes descending from a stone arch, a portcullis

Over the centuries there have been many battles at the Tower of London. Explore the Tower’s early years as a formidable historic fortress.

Open Daily

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View of the White Tower exterior

Marvel at the imposing White Tower, a magnificent example of Norman architecture situated right at the heart of the Tower.

Open daily

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